SPMC chief appointed as DOH Undersecretary

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 08:19 PM June 05, 2020

Newly appointed Health Undersecretary Leopoldo Vega/PHOTO from SPMC website

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) chief Leopoldo Vega as Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed Vega’s appointment in a text message to INQUIRER.net Friday.


It was in 2008 when Vega became chief of SMPC, which was then called the Davao Medical Center (DMC).

Prior to this post, Vega served as Davao Medical School Foundation’s medical director from 2004 to 2008.


Vega earned his medical degree in 1979 at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay (UERM) Medical Center.

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